Two shareholders of marijuana producer Aphria face US fraud charges

Two Florida residents face charges related to their participation in an alleged insider trading scheme that generated roughly $4 million in profits in 2019, including approximately $2.2 million from trades of then-Canadian cannabis producer Aphria.

Canadian cannabis firm Aphria gave CEO $8.1 million to become full-time employee

Canadian cannabis producer Aphria gave then-CEO Irwin Simon a cash and stock compensation package worth $8.1 million (10.5 million Canadian dollars) early last year to change his employment status from independent contractor to full-time employee.

Tilray, Aphria complete blockbuster marijuana merger

Once-rival cannabis producers Tilray and Aphria completed their megamerger, the new company announced Monday, forming one of the biggest diversified marijuana, hemp and beer companies in the world.

Canadian pension fund unloads some cannabis shares, adds Aphria

A large Canadian pension manager unloaded some marijuana investments over the past couple of years while raising its holdings in licensed producers Aphria and Aurora Cannabis, according to regulatory filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cannabis CEOs, led by Aphria’s Irwin Simon, are among Canada’s top-paid execs despite losses

A number of executives in the cannabis industry are among the highest-compensated CEOs in Canada, according to a new analysis of 2019 pay by the Ottawa think tank Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Canopy, Aphria cited for ‘critical’ cannabis regulatory breaches in 2018, new Health Canada report shows

Canadian cannabis giants Canopy Growth and Aphria were among a half-dozen licensed producers cited for serious regulatory violations in Health Canada’s compliance report covering the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Aphria and Tilray to merge, creating CA$5 billion global cannabis giant

Canadian cannabis companies Aphria and Tilray on Wednesday announced plans to merge, a transaction that would create a giant international marijuana firm with combined equity value of approximately 5 billion Canadian dollars ($3.9 billion).